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Our Mission

The Community Foundation for Jewish Education of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (CFJE) serves as JUF’s department of Jewish Education. CFJE’s mission is to advance imaginative, compelling, collaborative, and experiential Jewish education. Working in partnership with the other departments of JUF as well as Jewish educational institutions throughout Chicagoland, CFJE seeks to serve the community as a convener of networks of education professionals; a research and development laboratory for new and innovative ideas for supporting Jewish education in Chicago; a thought leader across the broad spectrum of Jewish education; a facilitator of professional development and learning for Jewish educators, and a catalyst for systemic improvement of Jewish education in Chicago through strategic investment.

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Jewish Education Grants
Interested in applying for a Jewish Education grant? Click HERE to access the Jewish Education Grants Application for Congregational and Supplementary Education for FY'18.

Exciting new professional development opportunities for early childhood educators.

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Thinking Together: Communal Conversations

Register today for CFJE's Thinking Together: Communal Conversations about Jewish Congregational and Early Childhood Education in Chicago . Join local educators, clergy, stakeholders and lay leaders as we hear from national leaders in Jewish Education who will stimulate conversations around the latest national ideas and local challenges in Jewish Congregational and Early Childhood Education in Chicago! 

Education Award Winners

Claudine Guralnick and Buddy Schreiber received CFJE Jewish education awards at CFJE symposium, Thinking Together: Communal Conversations about Jewish Congregational and Early Childhood Education in Chicago.

Upcoming CFJE Events

Mark your calendars for these upcoming CFJE events .

Register for Taam Yisrael

Ta'am Yisrael

Ta'am Yisrael will take place February 12th-20th, 2017 and March 26th-April 3rd, 2017!